Acknowledgements & Sources #
This chapter lists the people who have contributed, in various ways, to this document, and the sources which have been consulted.
For technical advice: Bryn Reimer, Mark Elvers, Lucas Williams and Graham John.
For words, pictures, reviews, comments and general assistance: Tina Andrew, David Bagley, John Beresford, Marcus Booth, Will Bosworth, Keith Brown, Dave Clark, Graham Clifton, Tony Crabtree, Alan Frost, Alison Hodge, James Joynson, Roger Lawson, Ernie de Legh-Runciman, Julia Lysaght, Robin Milford, Alan Moult, Allen Nunley, John Payton, Chris Pickford, Chris Povey, Philip Pratt, Mark Regan, Simon Ridley, David Roskelly, Robin Shipp, Malcolm Taylor, Aveline Perez de Vera, Andrew Ward, Peter Woollam.
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CBC/EH (2011) Church Bell Frames: guidance notes for identifying historic significance and preparing reports. Online here (pdf).
CC Towers & Belfries Committee (2020) Manual of Belfry Maintenance. Available from CC Shop.
Central Council of Church Bell Ringers (1979) Maintenance Handbook. (Out of print).
Central Council of Church Bell Ringers (1991) A Schedule of Regular Maintenance. ISBN 0 900271 21 1. (Out of print).
Frost, Alan J (Ed) (2006) Towers and Bells. Available from CC Shop.
Harrison, John (Regularly updated) Glossary of Ringing Terms. Online here.
Jennings, T S (1991) The Development of British Bell Fittings. ISBN 0 9500076 4 1 (Out of print).
Pickford, C (Undated) Bellframes – A practical guide to inspection and recording. Privately published. Available online here (note copyright restrictions).
Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this information, neither contributors nor the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers can accept responsibility for any inaccuracies or for any activities undertaken based on the information provided.
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